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Welcome to the New Georgia Encyclopedia blog. In this space we plan to make connections between our lives today and the multitude of interesting stories from Georgia's history; to feature content related to certain Georgia Performance Standards for eighth-grade Georgia Studies students; and to highlight the interesting work of others who are involved in Georgia's history and culture. We hope the blog helps you discover more about our state. 

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Blue Ridge Mountains
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Blueberries and Strawberries

The Georgia blueberry and strawberry industries are dynamic enterprises of relatively recent development.

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Americus Movement

Following the Albany Movement of 1961-62, civil rights activism in Geo

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Xeriscape Gardening

Xeriscape (pronounced "zera-scape"), a term coined in Colorado in 1981, is loosely defined as a water-conserving method of landscaping in dry climates.

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries